Khan Bani Saad

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Khan Bani Saad
(Arabic: مدينة خان بني سعد‎‎)
Khan Bani Saad is located in Iraq
Khan Bani Saad
Khan Bani Saad
Khan Bani Saad's location inside Iraq
Coordinates: 33°34′N 44°32′E / 33.567°N 44.533°E / 33.567; 44.533
Country Iraq
Governorate Diyala
District Ba'quba
Population 2014
 • Total 127,000
Time zone Arabian Time (UTC+3)

Khan Bani Saad (Arabic: مدينة خان بني سعد Madīna Khān Banī Sa`ad) is a majority Shia[1] Arab city in Diyala Governorate, Iraq.

2015 massacre[edit]

On 17 July 2015, a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in the city's crowded market. Over 120 people were killed and 130 injured. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.[2]

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